Counterpoint

Host Tanya Granic Allen welcomes leaders from government and the private sector to the table for conversations on fundamental Canadian rights and freedoms – where all sides are presented, respected and discussed.

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Counterpoint – How Our Country Was Shaped

Counterpoint – How Our Country Was Shaped

Author Brian Lee Crowley joins Tanya to discuss his latest book Gardeners vs. Designers.

Counterpoint – The Legal Challenges of Political Correctness

Counterpoint – The Legal Challenges of Political Correctness

Tanya examines the impact political correctness has had on the legal profession. Guests Lisa Bildy and Jared Brown.

Counterpoint – BC Heads to the Polls

Counterpoint – BC Heads to the Polls

As BC heads to the polls, a panel of experts discuss some of the leading issues facing the province. Guests Andrew Saxton and Kris Sims.

Counterpoint – Controversial film and The Sexualization of Children

Counterpoint – Controversial film and The Sexualization of Children

Dr. Judith Reisman joins Tanya to discuss the sexualization of children in the Netflix movie Cuties.

Counterpoint – Tensions Over Arctic Land

Counterpoint – Tensions Over Arctic Land

Tanya is joined by experts to unpack why Canada’s arctic region is becoming a key strategic area for natural resources and source of international dispute.

Counterpoint – Debate Over New Nuclear Waste Site

Counterpoint – Debate Over New Nuclear Waste Site

Tanya has a candid conversation about nuclear waste, and the differing perspectives surrounding one Ontario farming town targeted as a bury site.

Counterpoint – Disability Challenges

Counterpoint – Disability Challenges

Former Lt. Governor of Ontario, Hon. David Onley, examines the challenges of persons living with disabilities, in and out of COVID.

Counterpoint – Canadian Taxation and Debt

Counterpoint – Canadian Taxation and Debt

Counterpoint – The US Presidential Election

Counterpoint – The US Presidential Election

Tanya examines the US Presidential election and its impact globally.

Counterpoint – School Choice in Canada

Counterpoint – School Choice in Canada

What does school choice look like in Canada? Academics and parents join in on the discussion.

Counterpoint – Covid’s Impact on Mental Health

Counterpoint – Covid’s Impact on Mental Health

Experts weigh in on COVID’s impact on mental health patients and service delivery in Canada.

Counterpoint – Assisted Death

Counterpoint – Assisted Death

Should one B.C. Hospice be forced to perform assisted death? Angelina Ireland of Delta Hospice and palliative care MD Margaret Cottle share their perspective.

Counterpoint – Covid’s Deadly Impact on Long Term Care Centres

Counterpoint – Covid’s Deadly Impact on Long Term Care Centres

After COVID’s deadly impact on Long Term Care centres, Tanya explores the future of LTCs with Sharon Goulding-Collins and Dr. Margaret Cottle.

Counterpoint – Government Control In Post Pandemic Canada

Counterpoint – Government Control In Post Pandemic Canada

Tanya looks into the issue of Government control in a post pandemic Canada including the new issues surrounding passports.

Counterpoint – Unpacking The Real Cost Of Green Energy Initiatives To Everyday Canadians

Counterpoint – Unpacking The Real Cost Of Green Energy Initiatives To Everyday Canadians

The President of the Canadian Tax Payers Federation and the President of Canadians for Affordable Energy join Tanya to unpack the real cost of green energy initiatives to everyday Canadians.

Counterpoint – Tanya Talks About Human Trafficking With A Former Victim And A Panel Of Experts

Counterpoint – Tanya Talks About Human Trafficking With A Former Victim And A Panel Of Experts

Tanya seeks to expose the dark world of Human Trafficking as she’s joined by a former victim, now activist and a panel of experts on the front lines in the battle against sex slavery.

Counterpoint – Is The New Controversial Bill-195 A Violation Of Canadian Civil Liberties?

Counterpoint – Is The New Controversial Bill-195 A Violation Of Canadian Civil Liberties?

Tanya looks at whether the new controversial Bill-195 is a violation of Canadian Civil Liberties.

Counterpoint – The Issues Facing The Grain Industry After Blockades and Covid-19

Counterpoint – The Issues Facing The Grain Industry After Blockades and Covid-19

Tanya is joined by leaders and policy makers from the agriculture sector to look at the issues facing the grain industry after blockades and COVID-19 and the effects on everyday Canadians.

Counterpoint – 23 Year Old Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Joshua Wong Tells Us What Is Going On On The Ground In Hong Kong

Counterpoint – 23 Year Old Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Joshua Wong Tells Us What Is Going On On The Ground In Hong Kong

23 year old Nobel Peace Prize Nominee, Joshua Wong, joins Tanya from Hong Kong to explain what is happening on the ground in response to the Chinese Governments threats against Democracy

Counterpoint – China’s Aggressive Foreign Policy And What It Means For Canada

Counterpoint – China’s Aggressive Foreign Policy And What It Means For Canada

Tanya is joined by former ambassador to China, David Mulroney to look at China’s aggressive foreign policy and what it means for Canada

Counterpoint – Former President Of Microsoft Canada Talks Negative Effects Of Wireless Technology

Counterpoint – Former President Of Microsoft Canada Talks Negative Effects Of Wireless Technology

Tanya is joined by former president of Microsoft Canada, Frank Clegg, as they take a sobering look at the negative effects of wireless technology.

Counterpoint – The Green Energy Debate And The Future Of Canadian Energy

Counterpoint – The Green Energy Debate And The Future Of Canadian Energy

Tanya weighs into the Green Energy debate as she joined by Dan Mcteague, President of Affordable Energy to discuss the future of Canadian
Energy.

Counterpoint – Tony Clement Speaks on Erin O’Toole’s Recent Selections For The Conservative Shadow Cabinet

Counterpoint – Tony Clement Speaks on Erin O’Toole’s Recent Selections For The Conservative Shadow Cabinet

Tanya is joined by Tony Clement, host of Boom and Bust to dissect Erin O’Toole’s recent selections for the Conservative Shadow Cabinet.

Counterpoint – The Current Government Deficit and What It Means For Taxpayers

Counterpoint – The Current Government Deficit and What It Means For Taxpayers

The Federal Director of The Tax Payers Federation, Aaron Wudrick and Tanya break down the current government deficit numbers and what it means for everyday taxpayers in Canada

Counterpoint – How Effective Are Masks At Stopping the Spread of Covid-19

Counterpoint – How Effective Are Masks At Stopping the Spread of Covid-19

Doctors join to Tanya and weigh into the debate on the effectiveness of masks to stop the spread of COVID19.

Counterpoint – Why The WE Charity Scandal Should Be A Wake Up Call For Canadians

Counterpoint – Why The WE Charity Scandal Should Be A Wake Up Call For Canadians

TANYA AND HER GUESTS LOOK AT GOVERNMENT ETHICS WHY THE WE CHARITY SCANDAL SHOULD BE A WAKE UP CALL FOR ALL CANADIANS

Counterpoint – Is the Education System Ready for Covid-19?

Counterpoint – Is the Education System Ready for Covid-19?

Tanya and her guests debate whether or not the education system is ready for the Covid-19 fall and what might happen if it isn’t.

Counterpoint – The Challenges Facing New Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole

Counterpoint – The Challenges Facing New Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole

Tanya is joined by MP Dean Allison and Richard Decarie to discuss the challenges facing new Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole

Counterpoint – K.R. Davidson

Counterpoint – K.R. Davidson

Tanya interviews KR Davidson, host of Canadian Justice, to look at current cases that could challenge the rights and freedoms of everyday Canadians

Counterpoint – WE Charity

Counterpoint – WE Charity

Tanya and her guests look at government ethics and why the WE charity scandal should be a wake up call for all Canadians

Counterpoint – MP Dean Allison

Counterpoint – MP Dean Allison

Tanya is joined by Conservative MP Dean Allison with an in depth look at the remaining candidate in the Conservative Leadership Race.

Counterpoint – Brian Lilley and Charity Lawyer Barry Bussey

Counterpoint – Brian Lilley and Charity Lawyer Barry Bussey

Tanya is joined by Toronto Sun Columnist Brian Lilley and Charity Lawyer Barry Bussey to better understand how We Charity functions and why it matters.

Counterpoint – We Charity Evolving Ethics Inquiry

Counterpoint – We Charity Evolving Ethics Inquiry

More on the government WE charity ethics scandal

Tanya is joined by journalist Brian Lilley and MP John Williamson to unpackage the evolving ethics inquiry into the federal government and WE Charity.

Counterpoint – WE Charity Scandal

Counterpoint – WE Charity Scandal

Tanya speaks with Brian Lilley, columnist for the Toronto Sun and MP Michael Cooper, the Deputy Shadow Minister for Finance to get to the bottom of the WE charity scandal plaguing the Prime Minister of Canada.

Counterpoint – Erin O’Toole On Covid-19 and His Platform

Counterpoint – Erin O’Toole On Covid-19 and His Platform

Conservative Leadership Candidate Erin O’Toole weighs in on the government response to COVID-19 and discusses his platform for the future.

Counterpoint – Derek Sloan’s Vision For The Conservative Party

Counterpoint – Derek Sloan’s Vision For The Conservative Party

Tanya welcomes MP and Conservative Leadership candidate Derek Sloan as he offers his vision for the conservative party and Canada in this one on one interview

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Tanya Granic Allen

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Tanya Granic Allen

Tanya Granic Allen is a Canadian commentator, social advocate, political activist, wife and mother.

Tanya is an accomplished national and international speaker and advocate for public policy around family, children, and women’s rights, including her participation in several UN Conferences. She is also the former president of Parents As First Educators (PAFE), an Ontario-based parental rights advocacy group.

More recently, Tanya was a candidate for the leadership of Ontario’s Progressive Conservative party. There, she brought discussions to the forefront on issues such as Ontario’s sex education curriculum, the Green Energy contracts controversy, and carbon taxation.

Tanya has appeared on several media outlets, including: EWTN, The CBC, CTV, City TV, The National Post, and the Globe and Mail. She is a regular contributor on the Jerry Agar Show on CFRB 1010, and The Post Millennial.